Lecturer in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £34,304 to £39,739 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Monday 10 January 2022
Closing Date: Monday 24 January 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
The Faculty of Engineering and Science offers a range of undergraduate and
postgraduate programmes that are widely recognised for their academic quality,
innovation and close ties to the industries in which our graduates work. We
aim to ensure that we equip our graduates with the skills necessary to succeed
in the workplace upon graduation and throughout their professional careers.
Presently, the University is seeing an exceptional period of growth and
particular success in attracting undergraduate, postgraduate and apprentice
students, the creation of this new role reflects this growth and an investment
The School of Engineering is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Mechanical and
Manufacturing Engineering. The successful candidate will take an important
role in the development and delivery of teaching and research in this area.
Applicants must have the potential or proven ability to develop an
internationally recognised research program, excellent communication skills
and a strong commitment to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
This is a newly created post for the School of Engineering and the post holder
will be part of our mechanical engineering portfolio; but will interface with
colleagues teaching Power Electronics and Machines to support our rapidly
expanding apprentice cohort. Expertise in one or more of the following areas
will advantageous: Sustainable Manufacturing, Electrical Drivetrains,
Electromechanical Systems, Automotive Systems Engineering and Lightweight
Vehicle Design and Manufacturing.
Candidates must possess a PhD and combine excellence in teaching with
demonstrated capacity to conduct novel, interdisciplinary engineering research
in any mechanical engineering discipline that will expand and complement the
School of Engineering's research strengths. In exceptional circumstances,
there may be an opportunity to extend the post to Senior Lecturer.
Informal enquiries about the position can be made to Dr Hafid Balaidi:
Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on hrsr-
We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming
lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.
Academic Career Pathways
The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities
who can help the university to achieve its mission.
We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications
from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of
our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer
Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and
supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing
barriers to improve inclusion.
We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so
we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any
necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept
confidential and separate from the job application form.
We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our
employees' experience and we are committed to implementing progressive
diversity talent management.
Further details: Job Description & Person Specification
We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all
sections of the community.